We were doing a quick check and realized again that some of favorite series will be coming to and end soon. Dexter, True Blood and Sons of Anarchy to name a few will be sadly missed. The good news is there are some exciting new shows on the way to help with the mourning process. Running through the quick picks and not knowing much about the new series to be launched this fall, we have selected a few that was the most talked about. We listed the remaining series at the bottom of our quick picks.
Premieres September 23 on NBC
James Spader takes on the lead role in one of the most anticipated series of 2013, “The Blacklist”. The Emmy Award-winning actor James Spader will portay Red, one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives who surrenders and offers his services to take down criminals and terrorists. He teams up with rookie FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen to hunt down a new criminal each episode.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Premieres September 24 on ABC
Probably the most anticipated series this year, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ” will defend the human race against superhuman threats. The series boasts with top production value thanks to having Joss Whedon onboard. The series stars Clark Gregg of “The Avengers” as Agent Phil Coulson, who was killed off in the film. Fans of the character will have the privelage of enjoying Agent Coulson again thanks to Whedon. The series is set to have a separate storyline so that people who never saw the films can start the new journey with the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Cobie Smulders (Robin Scherbatsky from “How I Met Your Mother”) is set to reprise her role as Agent Maria Hill in the pilot. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ” will possibly open the door for many big names to make appearances in the comic book series.
The Crazy Ones
Premieres September 26 on CBS
It’s been 30 years since we’ve seem Robin Williams in a TV production. He was made famous by “Mork & Mindy” and now he is back in the saddle as a brilliant but slightly off-centre Chicago ad man in “The Crazy Ones”. His business partner and daughter (Sarah Michelle Gellar) worries that he may be losing his marbles.
Masters of Sex
Premieres September 29 on Showtime
The provocative and witty humoured “Masters of Sex” is based on the true story of Dr. William Masters and his assistant Virginia Johnson. The series relives the study on sex which was largely neglected due to the restrictive social conventions during the time but later resulted in revolutionary findings in the field. The series promises a compelling storyline, portrayed by Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan in the leads.
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
Premieres October 10 on ABC
“Once Upon a Time in Wonderland” gives a spin-off to a famous fairy-tale. The Wonderland is being shot as a single story with a beginning, middle and end. But though the series will “end” after the first season, the creators promised that they do have plenty of ideas to continue it should the show get a second (and hopefully more) seasons. If you’ve read the books or watched any previous versions of the Alice in Wonderland story, you’re going to see some familiar themes and faces in this new series. These will include the Cheshire Cat, as well as a hookah-smoking caterpillar and others
Premieres September 16 on Fox
The series – from ‘Fringe’ Creators Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman – stars “Parade’s End” actor Tom Mison as Ichabod Crane. The new Sleepy Hollow follows Crane as he is transported from the 1800s to 2014, where he must battle his old nemesis, the Headless Horseman. The series also stars Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones and Clancy Brown
Premieres September 17 on Fox
The ensemble cop comedy comes from the producers of Parks and Recreation. Andy Samberg plays Jake Peralta, a smart but smart-ass detective and Braugher is the straitlaced Captain Ray Holt who tries to teach him some law and order. Stars: Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Chelsea Peretti, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Stephanie Beatriz
We Are Men
Premieres September 30 on CBS
After he’s ditched at the altar, a sullen groom-to-be (Smith) moves into a short-term housing complex where he unexpectedly find camaraderie in three older, divorced men. Needless to say the questionable advice from his new friends and the actions taken on his part will lead to many interesting scenarios. Starring Jerry O’Connell, Kal Penn, Tony Shalhoub and Chris Smith.
Premieres October 03 on CWTV
The Vampire Diaries spin-off centers on a battle for control of New Orleans’ French Quarter. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together, always and forever. Now, centuries have passed, and the bonds of family are broken. Time, tragedy and hunger for power have torn the Original Family apart. The series Stars Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies and Claire Holt.
Premieres October 22 on ABC Family
The “Pretty Little Liars” spin-off follows Tyler Blackburn’s Caleb Rivers and four other teens in the mysterious titular town. The mystery of Ravenswood takes center stage with a menacing force that plagues this small town hinting at many supernatural elements.
Premieres October 25 on NBC
Vampire fans with a taste for blood should be very excited about NBC’s “Dracula”, portayed by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (the tudors). The series takes viewers back to the Victorian era in London, where Alexander Grayson a.k.a. Dracula poses as an American entrepreneur while trying to bring down a shadowy organization called the Order of the Dragon. The series reunites Meyers and “The Tudors” director, Steve Shill.
Premieres November 4 on FOX
Master mind J.J. Abrams is looking into the future with his latest TV production called “Almost Human”. LAPD officer John Kennex (Karl Urban) and his robot parner Dorian (Michael Ealy) swore to protect citizens from law breakers. Human-like robots raid the world in 2048, officer John Kennex hates robots and now he is stuck with Dorian, a robort that has emotional feelings. Joel Wyman serves as executive producer.
Other new series:
Sept 03: “Cold Justice”
Sep 09: “The Million Second Quiz”
Sep 17: “Dads”
Sep 23: “Hostages”, “Mom”
Sep 24: “The Goldbergs”, “Lucky 7”, “Trophy Wife”
Sep 26: “The Michael J. Fox Show”, “The Millers”
Sep 27: “MasterChef Junior”
Sep 29: “Betrayal”, “Hello Ladies”
Oct 02: “Ironside” “Super Fun Night”
Oct 03: “Sean Saves the World”, “Welcome to the Family”
Oct 06: “Witches of East End”
Oct 09: “The Tomorrow People”
Nov 08: “Enlisted”